Whether you’re an adult or you’re looking to spend some time with your children, waterparks really can be the best ways to do this. Here, you combine the thrill of the slides with the fun of swimming, and they can be catered for a huge range of swimming abilities too, whether you like water or not. When people think of some of the best water parks, a lot of the time their first thoughts will be of America and Wet ‘n’ Wild. However, Europe has plenty to offer when it comes to some of the best waterparks to visit. Of course, when planning a holiday, it is important that you have had your EHIC renewal carried out, in order to keep yourself safe at all times.
Siam Park – Tenerife, Spain
As you probably guessed by the name, Siam Park was created with a Thai influence in mind, and with plenty of slides named after dragons and snakes you can be sure to expect lots of thrilling fun here. It is one of the best rated waterparks in the world, and with the 28 metre high Thai Temple being one of the most adrenaline fuelled slides in the world (with an almost vertical drop), water parks don’t get much better than this. Just to top of this waterpark, it even features the world’s biggest wave pool, so if you’re not a fan of the slides, you’re still certain to have fun. Due to the excellent weather Tenerife experiences all year round, Siam Park is open whenever you want to go!
Fasouri Watermania – Limmasol, Cyprus
This huge water park located an hour from both Larnaca and Paphos, this thrilling water park offers 100,000 square metres of fun in the sun. Having won a number of awards, there’s a huge number of attractions that you can enjoy whether you’re a fan of steep and fast slides or you’re simply looking to enjoy the lazy river while you watch the kids run around on holiday. While many people tend to choose Waterworld in Ayia Napa, if you’re looking for a more relaxed atmosphere away from the party capital then Fasouri Watermania is the best.
Tropical Islands – Brandenbug, Germany
When people think of waterparks they often think of sunshine, but there’s a lot more to it than that. Germany is taking the idea of a tropical waterpark one step further, with a waterpark inside of an old airship hanger full of pure fun. With a lagoon, beach, bumper boats, a huge slide, a rainforest experience complete with real animals and a tropical sauna and spa area for guests to enjoy for just an extra 8 euros, Tropical Islands really does goes above and beyond for an indoor waterpark.
Caribe Aquatic Park – Portaventura, Spain
Located just an hour away from Barcelona, it is easy to see why this water park is exceptionally popular. Part of the Portaventura theme park, you can choose between the theme park and the water, making Caribe Aquatic Park one of the most popular destinations in Spain. With a huge wave pool and a number of water slides suited for the thrill seekers or those looking for a tamer experience, you can be sure to have the best time.